Shah's discharge vindicates BJP's stand: Home Minister Rajnath Singh

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New Delhi, Dec 30: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said the special CBI court discharging BJP President Amit Shah in Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter killing case has vindicated the party's stand.

Using his personal twitter handle, Singh tweeted that he was "extremely pleased" to know that Shah was given a clean chit by the special CBI court.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh

"The court's verdict vindicates our stand," he tweeted. Special CBI Judge in Mumbai M B Gosavi today ruled that Shah could not be charged in the 2006 Sheikh's fake encounter case.

The CBI had charged Shah, the then Minister of State for Home in Gujarat, as an accused in the killing of gangster Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati, who was said to have been an eyewitness to the encounter.

PTI 

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